|Local Authority Multi-Application Smartcards|
eGov monitor Weekly
17 February 2003
Local Government has long recognised the potential of smartcards to facilitate access to online services for citizens, as witnessed by the setting up of a number of pilot projects including the North East Regional Smartcard Consortium, Smartcities and Cornish Key schemes.
The primary lesson coming out of these projects is clear: the cards must be multi-purpose.
In an article for eGov monitor Weekly, Mick Davies, Strategic Consultant for London Connects, looks at the practicalities of implementing a smartcard where "one-size-fits-all".
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